Transcribes a podcast between Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and Rich Lucey, a prevention program manager at the Drug Enforcement Administration. They discuss National Drug and Alcohol Facts week, drug use among college students, her advice to prevention professionals, and more.
Helps communities plan and implement their National Prevention Week (NPW) 2019 activities. In addition to information on health observances and SAMHSA resources, the guide includes quarterly checklists, planning tips, and introductions to NPW’s federal partners. This year’s calendar also features Augmented Reality (AR), so the calendar can come alive for users after they download a free app for their mobile device.
Provides information about bystander programs designed to decrease the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses by educating participants about the occurrence of sexual assault, as well as promoting prosocial attitudes and the willingness to intervene in risky situations. These programs may mobilize a community to recognize their responsibility in promoting safety.
Outlines strategies that colleges and universities can put into place make their campus populations prepared if an event or crisis should happen. Topics covered include building preparedness strategies and “checklists”; what events should be planned for; what response teams to build; who needs to be communicated with; and what to share before, during and after an event.
Provides strategies and tools that universities may find helpful to leverage in order to ensure compliance with the Clery Act. Resources included in the kit are: a best practices webinar entitled "Clery Act and Critical Communications for Higher ED"; a downloadable guide called "The Clery Act’s Emergency Communications Requirements: Five Steps to Compliance"; and an experts discussion about the Clery Act's emergency communications requirement.
Announces the release of a new interim Q&A for schools on how to investigate and adjudicate allegations of campus sexual misconduct under federal law. In the coming months, the Department intends to engage in rulemaking on Title IX responsibilities arising from complaints of sexual misconduct. The Department will solicit comments from stakeholders and the public during the rulemaking process.
Connects policy and practice through two integral issues: campus sexual violence and guns on campus. This publication tracks recent state-led legislation around both issues for the last two years and offers this information in the form of a series of illustrative charts and maps. During 2015, at least 29 states introduced campus sexual violence legislation, and in 2016, at least 22 states proposed legislation in kind.
Features resources, materials, and tools created by the Great American Smokeout, aimed at helping schools and communities launch a campaign against smoking. These are for general audiences, as well as a college audience, and Spanish speakers.
Details the effect of alcohol on academic performance, retention, and graduation rates. Provides evidence-based strategies to mitigate these effects, as well as examples of what colleges and universities are doing and related resources.